Frequently Asked Questions

Feedback about pets, campfires, golf carts, our on-site store, and other common questions.

Are pets allowed?

Cats & dogs are allowed in campground. All campers bringing dogs must have current vaccination paper present at time of check in.Pets are not permitted to remain on any campsite unattended. If you leave campground by vehicle or boat, pets must accompany you. Allowing your pet to bark uncontrollably day or night, will not be permitted and you may be asked to leave if you are not able to control your pet's barking behavior. Please always pick up your pet's waste inside the park. Anyone caught not picking up waste will get one warning and will be asked to leave the park if pet waste is left again. Aggressive dogs of any breed are not allowed. Pets are not allowed in cabins, store, rec halls, restrooms, playground area, swimming pool, or putt putt. All pets must be kept on a leash.

What about campfires?

We allow campfires. Each site has a fire ring. Fire rings on waterfront sites must stay where they are placed. They may not be moved closer to the water according to the guidelines of the Lake Gaston Water Authority.

We do have a burn ban in the state of Virginia from February 15th through April 30th of each year. During that time, fires are regulated from 4 p.m. till 12 midnight. We have bundles of firewood for sale in the campground store.

Are golf carts allowed?

Yes, if coming to camp at Lake Gaston Americamps and you are bringing YOUR OWN golf cart. We do not rent golf carts. There is a $5.00 fee per day and proof of insurance must be provided when bringing your own. Golf carts can only be driven by a valid licensed driver. No exceptions.

Is there a store for things I need?

Our campground store is the hub of the campground.

  • Our reservations are taken here.
  • Our guest check in here.
  • All shopping can be done here.
  • All information can be obtained here.
  • And our regulars gather here for coffee in the mornings and sit under our covered picnic tables and enjoy eachothers company and view of lake. Of course the big fish stories as well.